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Windows Could Not Search For Updates – Error Code 8024800A

Windows Updates are a good thing, but sometimes they just randomly quit working, such was the case with one of the computers I looked at today. When searching for Windows Updates I got this message: “An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer. Error found: Code 8024800A.”

Error Code 8024800A

Here are the steps I used to resolve this issue.

Step One: Stop Windows Update Services by typing net stop wuauserv in command prompt .

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